|Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Canada
Province : British Columbia
Arms : Per fess Argent and Azure over all a fess dancetty counterchanged between in chief two maple leaves Gules and in base a mullet Argent.
Crest: Issuant from a coronet Or the rim set alternately with mullets Argent and dogwood flowers (Cornus nuttallii) proper a bull passant Or.
Supporters: Two stags guardant Argent each gorged with a collar Gules pendent therefrom a steam locomotive wheel Sable and standing on a mount Vert set with pine boughs fructed proper.
Motto: BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SEA
The arms were officially granted on June 15, 1994.
I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !
Literature : Image from http://www.gg.ca
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